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Jan 27, 2015 02:38 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
Jan 23, 2015 09:38 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class.
Jan 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The mysterious settlement's remains include a stone structure with a doorway at its corner.
Jan 21, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Using a powerful X-ray procedure, Italian researchers have been able to read scrolls buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Jan 21, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new tech that takes advantage of subtle differences in the way X-rays pass through different substances helps researchers discern writing within an ancient scroll.
Jan 20, 2015 05:59 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial. Continue reading →
Jan 19, 2015 04:44 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
It wasn't just a single skeleton that lay buried in the mysterious, lavishly decorated tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The gateways of an ancient Roman fort in Britain are roughly aligned with the light from the sun during the summer and winter solstices.
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